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Address: Aveiro 3800-200, Portugal
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Sightseeing cruises in Moliceiros boats, boats typical of the Ria de Aveiro

Sightseeing cruises in Moliceiros boats, boats typical of the Ria de Aveiro

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Great way to see this amazing city!

The boats are absolute works of art. Pay close attention to the details, including the quirky sayings. Our tour guide was a wealth of information and we really enjoyed watching... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Almancil, Portugal

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Almancil, Portugal
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246 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The boats are absolute works of art. Pay close attention to the details, including the quirky sayings. Our tour guide was a wealth of information and we really enjoyed watching her blow the horn to alert other boats that we were entering/exiting a tunnel, etc.

Thank Suz2002
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a trip with this company Viva a Ria, which cost 8 eur. It was not worth a penny. The guide told as only few data (about 3 buildings and 2 bridges) - date of building and style of architecture (all together 5 sentences in English). He chated with native speaking persons on the boat and forgot us. Not... More 

Thank Karin J
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot compare with Venice or be a copy of it. Ria de Aveiro has its own charm and enchantment. The moliceiros are beautiful and our guide Adriana was amazingly friendly and lovely. Not expensive. A must.

Thank RuiMorgado
Brussels, Belgium
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1,105 reviews
627 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 302 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You go back and fort a few times, seeing the same places again, and the only beautiful part is were you started!

Thank Jurgen B
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The boat trip on the channel is waste of time. You only sail in a very small area in some closed channels. This means that they turn the boat around 3 times, sailing the same route back. Take a walk instead in this beautiful town. Waste of 8€

1 Thank Lars G
Ramat Gan, Israel
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201 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the ride listen to live music from our guide tour. What can we say. If you come in a sunny day that the way to start it on a bout with a nice guide tour and music

1 Thank blue_or
Hamburg, Germany
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101 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This is a 45 min boat tour. The boat was fairly clean and the guide was funny. It started to rain and other boats offered passengers umbrellas. Ours offered us some blankets to cover our head. It was a funny and nice experience.

Thank Sara808080
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144 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We were just getting info as wanted boat ride later. Seemed nice enough initially but then as we leaving guy said no follow me. We asked where, he said just follow me, once again we said where we don't want to ride yet, again he said no no just follow me. I find these sort of sales techniques very intimidating... More 

1 Thank supergibby
Lisbon, Portugal
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 July 2016

8 Euros for each person, for about 45 minutes (more or less) beautiful and memorable. I recommend to all.

1 Thank alikit2006
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214 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Aveiro reminded us on Friedrichstadt in Germany, many channls to go on. Our tour guid took us by chance only with us. Great views from the water, many explanations about the history and actual changes of the city. Made by Venice people (Friedrichstadt has been started by Dutch). Absolute recommentation!

Thank Keule1965

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